John Baxter

Chassis-mounted Toolboxes Offer Convenience

We asked John Taylor, one of the owners of Taylor Wings, Inc., about what to carry and why to consider a chassis-mounted toolbox. He says that...

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Spec'ing Trailers

Running your own trailer has the potential to increase your revenue and profitability, and is often the key to operating independently. Along ...

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Fit to be Tied

Cargo securement has been a problem since the days when wooden ships carried most cargo (after all, we still call transportation "shipping")...

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A time to maintain

Canfield, Ohio, owner-operator Earl Evans uses Form 129-F from J.J. Keller to record every maintenance procedure he performs on his truck. Eva...

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Strong and sleek

Once upon a time, 40 years ago, diesels weren't turbocharged, trucks weren't aerodynamic and the cabover was king. Trucks had trouble starti...

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Geared for Power

"You can't have too much horsepower" is a universal truth in the trucking business. Truckers like big, powerful engines. But an important l...

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